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Presentations from the first knowledge sharing workshop available!

Published November 30, 2015

This first workshop, addressing Belgium, France and The Netherlands and held  in Lille (France) on 25 and 26 November 2015,  was a unique opportunity to interact with network operators and energy storage stakeholders about the scope and contents of the future Research and Innovation roadmap about energy storage integration in the future electricity networks.

Eight other regional workshops will be organised throughout Europe until March 2016, in order to share knowledge and agree about the future Research and Innovation activities needed for the next ten years.The dates of the next regional workshops will be announced soon.

The presentations given at the Lille workshop are now available:



Energy Policy framework and the new SET Plan organisation Henrik Dam, Policy Officer New energy technologies and clean coal, DG ENER, European Commission

Introduction to the future integrated R&I activities on Grid + Storage, overall objective and background context Eric Peirano, Grid+Storage Project Manager, TECHNOFI

The LINEAR project: energy flexibility by consumers (Belgium),  Pieter Vingerhoets, Project coordinator smart grids and ICT applications, KU Leuven

Second life battery application at the Pampus Island (The Netherlands), Haike  van de Vegte, Senior Consultant New Energy Technologies, DNV GL Energy

The Grid+Storage road-mapping process, Eric Peirano, Grid+Storage Project Manager, TECHNOFI 

The Smart Grid Knowledge Sharing Platform Sophie Dourlens-Quaranta, Grid+Storage Stakeholder Consultation Coordinator, TECHNOFI

Preparing the deployment of innovative solutions: ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus, Iva Gianinoni, ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus Support Team, Italian Expert of ISGAN Annex 1&2, RSE

The smart substation project: ways and means to improve system flexibility and enhance storage integration into the power system (France),  Thierry Buhagiar, Project coordinator, RTE 

The GREDOR project: Redesigning the decision chain for managing distribution networks (Belgium),  Damien Ernst, Professor, Holder of the EDF-Luminus Chair on Smart Grids, Université de Liège

The VENTEEA project testing Li-ion battery integration (France), Didier Colin, VENTEEA Project Manager, ErDF

AES Advancion Energy Storage Array (The Netherlands), Steve Corwell, AES Europe Vice President, The AES Corporation